February 07, 2017 08:35 PM
Chandigarh (Sports News) 
With a total lift of 228 kg, Todkar Shubham of Savitra Bai Phula University, Pune won gold medal in the 56 kg men's weightlifting competitions in the All India Inter University Weightlifting (Men and Women) and Best Physique (Men) Championship at Panjab University Gymnasium Hall here today. Manoj Kumar (Bharatidasan Univ, T.N)  and  B. Chinnam Naidu (Andhra University) lifted  225 kg  and 218 kg, respectively, for silver and bronze medals.  Inderjit Kaur gave hosts Panjab University their first gold medal as she recored a total lift of 151 kg. Deepika of University of Delhi will take home silver as she lifted 150 kg. the choclate medal went to Thushmita (Mangalore University) wqho lifted 139 kg.  Earlier, R.K Rai, Executive Engineer, Panjab University, Chandigarh inaugurated the championship. Padmashri.Prem Chand Degra, Mr Universe and  President of IBBF and Tara Singh, Arjuna Awardee were also present. 
Weightlifting (Women): 48 kg: 1 Inderjit Kaur (Panjab University,Chd) total lift 151 kg; 2 Deepika (University of Delhi) 150 kg; 3 Thushmita (Mangalore University) 139 kg. 
Men: 56 kg: 1 Todkar Shubham (Savitra Bai Phula Univ Pune) 228 kg; 2 Manoj Kumar (Bharatidasan Univ, T.N) 225 kg; 3 B. Chinnam Naidu (Andhra University) 218 kg. 
Best Physique (Men): Under 60 kg: 1 Manpreet Singh (GNDU, Amritsar), 2 Akhil Gopi (Calicut University); 3 Ramandeep Singh (LPU, Phagwara). Under 65 kg: 1 J. Praveen (Vels University); 2 Vignesha (Mangalore University); 3 Mangal Singh (GNDU, Amritsar).Under 70 kg: 1 Pratik Chandrakant (University of Mumbai); 2 Vipin Sharma (Chandigarh University); 3 Annu Kumar (MDU, Rohtak). Under 75 kg: 1 R. Munuswamy (University of Madras); 2 Upanshu Jaiswal (VBS, Purvanchal University); 3 Sachin Kumar (Panjab University,Chd).
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